UNESCO slams Israel for 'aggression' on Temple Mount
The resolution drops a clause that would have called the Wailing Wall a holy site for Muslims only; the text does state that the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Rachel’s tomb are ‘an integral part of Palestine’
26 October, 2015 With secret prayers, Jews challenge 'status quo' at Jerusalem holy site By Luke Baker JERUSALEM (Reuters) - As the group of Orthodox Jews came near the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem's Old City, one began to mumble while staring down at his mobile phone. Asked afterwards whether they had prayed, a violation of an 800-year-old ban on non-Muslim worship at the […]
16 October, 2016 New UN chief rejects UNESCO resolution on Temple Mount 'Al-Haram al-Sharif, the sacred shrine of Muslims, is also the Har HaBayit—or Temple Mount—whose Western Wall is the holiest place in Judaism,' says Antnio Guterres, who is due to replace Ban Ki-moon next year.